*3 children die after taking tea ‘poisoned by stepmother’ (DailyTrust)*Lagos DSVRT releases report, kicks off DSV awareness month activities (Guardian)

3 children die after taking tea ‘poisoned by stepmother’ (DailyTrust) Three children who were residents of Makara Huta community in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State lost their lives after drinking tea allegedly poisoned by their stepmother. The 22-year-old…

*Road users groan over slow pace of work on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway (Guardian)*Lagos, Ogun commission plans rotational chairmanship, strike delays bills (Punch)

Road users groan over slow pace of work on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway (Guardian) In the last two weeks, commuting along the ever-busy Apapa-Oshodi Expressway has become a nightmare for road users. The users, who are mostly drivers, are worried about the…

*Lagos to open Agege-Pen Cinema bridge today (Punch)*NSCDC bursts illegal foreign SIM card dealer (Vanguard)

Lagos to open Agege-Pen Cinema bridge today (Punch) Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will open the Agege-Pen Cinema Bridge to vehicular movement on Friday (today), The PUNCH has learnt. A top government official, who chose to remain anonymous, told our…

*Man in court over N3.9m theft (Punch) *Another UNILAG governing council member resigns (Guardian)

Man in court over N3.9m theft (Punch) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday, arraigned one Taofeek Adereti before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja for the theft of N3,948,739.66. Adereti was arraigned on three counts bordering on…

*Helicopter crash: “We are grateful to God” – Residents (Vanguard) *Capsized boat responsible for death of 12 people, operated illegally – LASWA (Nation)

Helicopter crash: “We are grateful to God” – Residents (Vanguard) Some residents of Salvation Road in Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos have expressed shock over the crash of a helicopter into a building, thanking God for saving their lives. The…

*COVID-19: Lagos has passed peak, says health commissioner (Punch) *Lagos CP says NYSC should be given priority in national issues (Guardian)

COVID-19: Lagos has passed peak, says health commissioner (Punch) The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the state has passed the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. He, however, said there was the need for vigilance, saying…

Brad Pitt gives $1m to fight racism

Just a few days after Jennifer Aniston made a $1 million donation to Colour of Change, an anti-racism organization, her ex-husband Brad Pitt has reportedly matched it. “Brad is ­really involved with the charity because of Jen and said he…

*Young people do better with coronavirus – Lagos health commissioner (Punch) *Lagos impounds 20 vehicles, 15 bikes (Nation)

Young people do better with coronavirus – Lagos health commissioner (Punch) Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, says the youth population in the state gives it an edge in the fight against the pandemic. He said young people do…

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ breaks a record, features classic Los Angeles landmarks (Inquisitr)

After much anticipation, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood bowed in theatres across the country on July 26. The overnight box office numbers broke a record for Quentin Tarantino, according to Deadline. Of all nine movies this hot director —…

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in ultimate bromance as they own Once Upon A Time In Hollywood premiere (Metro)

We didn’t think we needed another bromance in Hollywood but then Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt came along and now our lives are finally complete. The two leading stars of Once Upon A Time In Hollywood took in the sights…

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